Woodrow's Prohibition Fail, Huey Newton Born, The Stimulus Package

On this day: February 17
The Blaine Act ends Prohibition in the U.S. (1933)

The Voice of America begins to transmit radio broadcasts into the Soviet Union (1947)

Amid great fanfare and on live TV, President B. Hussein Obama signs into law his $787 billion Stimulus Package borrowing scheme in Denver, Colorado; meanwhile he quietly approves a deployment of 17,000 additional troops to Afghanistan (2009)

President B. Hussein Obama schools the CEOs of major technology companies -- including Larry Ellison, Reed Hastings, Steve Jobs, Eric Schmidt, and Mark Zuckerberg -- on the President's "Chicago Way" politics, at the home of John Doerr in Woodside, CA (2011)

b: André Maginot (1877), Hans Morgenthau (1904), Jim Brown (1936), Huey P. Newton (1942); d: Geronimo (1909), Khalid Abdul Muhammad (2001)

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